We take reasonable security precautions to protect any personal information that we collect or you provide us. We use tools, including technology protocols, to protect against the unauthorized access, loss, misuse, and/or alteration of such information.
The transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to us, despite our best efforts. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we put in place for your protection.
What information do we collect?
“Personal information” is data that may be used to identify or contact a single individual. Personal information we collect may include your name, phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address. We may also collect payment information from you, such as a credit card number, expiration date, security code, etc. We may also collect information from you should you subscribe to our newsletters or make a donation to our foundation.
We also passively collect “non-personal” information. We gather this information to track website visitor movement, conduct market research, tailor our internet marketing approach, and to gather broad demographic information our use. IP addresses are not linked to personal information.
Third Party Websites
Our website contain links to other sites, and CREF is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. Please be aware of when you leave our site and read any privacy statements of any other website that collects personal information.
How We Use Your Information
To send you certain notices or newsletters, as applicable;
To notify you of opportunities for donations;
To maintain, administer, and/or audit our website;
For statistical analysis and internal business purposes;
For other purposes disclosed at the time the information is collected or to which you specifically consent; and
Complying With the Legal System
CREF makes every effort to preserve user privacy. However, we may need to disclose personal information in order to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process/proceeding.
Changes to the Policy
Should you decide to make a donation, CREF will not sell your personal information to other individuals and/or companies. The information that you provide to donate will be used only to complete your donation or to provide you with a donation receipt.